I am here
An experienced and versatile designer who enjoys working across a wide spectrum of digital media. Very strong illustration and photographic skills. Ideas led conceptual thinker. Broad knowledge of design history and popular culture. Self-motivated and dependable.
2013 – Present
ART DIRECTOR at City & Guilds Kineo, Brighton.
Art directing eLearning courses.
Clients include: Scouts, Barclays, BP, Capita…
2012 – 2013
SENIOR DIGITAL DESIGNER/CREATIVE DIRECTOR at Bite Digital, Manchester.
Designing and UX of websites, Facebook Apps, interactive Google maps, video storyboards, emails, brochures and other printed material. Logo and brand identity creation. Website information architecture and wireframing. Working closely with WordPress, Teamshare and Magento developers. Responsive design. Managing time and tight budgets.
Illustrating infographics, process diagrams and iconography.
2006 – 2011
SENIOR DIGITAL DESIGNER at TagWorldwide, London.
Designing websites, mobile and iPad Apps, Flash games, emails, banners and brand guidelines. UX of complex Content Management software.
Clients included: British Gas, BT, Coca Cola, H&M, Heineken, ITV, John Lewis, Jaguar, Land Rover, Saab, Sainsbury’s, Santander, Speedo, Sony, Tesco, Thomson Reuters, Virgin and VW.
Agencies included: CHI, Hall Moore, LOWE, Ogilvy, rkcry&r and Ruby.
2002 – 2006
FREELANCE MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER and SENIOR CREATIVE, London.
Working with agencies such as: St. Lukes, Fortune Cookie, The Hub, Pod1, Blue Barracuda, Craik Jones, Skive Creative, Unit 9, AMD Girardot, and Redwood.
Clients included: BAA, BMW, COLT, Eurostar, First Great Western, Guinness, H&M, Jordan F1, Moet & Chandon, ONE account, Skanska, Sugar Magazine, TalkTalk, Tate & Lyle, Vodafone, Wanadoo and World Duty Free.
2000 – 2002
SENIOR MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER at Conchango, London.
This job encompassed all aspects of design, such as research, mood boards, conceptual ideas, devising games, pitching, liaising with clients, running projects, training and mentoring junior designers, and being involved in the design process from pre-pitch to final delivery. I designed and built websites, kiosks, intranets, CD Roms and presentations; art directed photography and video shoots; and worked with clients ranging from large corporate multi-nationals to small independent companies.
Clients included: Bristol & West, Charcol online, Debenhams, Enron, Government Gateway, Lloyds TSB, Marks & Spencer, Microsoft, Tesco, Universal Studios and Virgin Atlantic.
1998 – 2000
MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER at TagWorldwide, London.
Designing websites, intranets, CD Roms, shockwave games and print material. As well as designing, l also built many of these projects, liaised with clients, art directed and project managed jobs, and supervised and trained freelancers.
Clients included: Argos, Bogal Bartle & Hegarty, Delaney Fletcher Bozell, Seagrams, Levi’s, London College of Printing, Lufthansa and Ogilvy & Mather.
1988 – 1998
FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR and MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER, Brighton. Working primarily for national newspapers, magazines and book publishers.
Illustration clients included: Big Issue, Creative Review, The Guardian, Evening Standard, Independent, Loaded, Mojo, New Statesman, Observer, Penguin, Readers Digest, Secker & Warburg, Sky, Sunday Telegraph and Sunday Times.
Design clients included: Adidas, Boo.com, Leagas Delaney and Patek Philippe.
Although I primarily work with Photoshop and Illustrator, I am also very familiar with InDesign and the rest of the Adobe suite.
I write and administer a blog and so have working knowledge of HTML, CSS and WordPress.
I am happy working on either Mac or PC.
Foundation course in Art and Design at Maidstone College of Art.
BA Hons in Photography at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design.
MA in Multimedia Design at Central Saint Martins. (2 years – Incomplete).